A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Blytheville in Arkansas on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/01/21 / 2021-01-15 18:17:00 / January 15, 2021 @ 6:17 pm. Unique identifier: nm60340816. Ids that are associated to the event: nm60340816. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.16 km (7 miles). Exact location of event, depth 11.16 km, -89.921669° West, 35.9441681° North. The temblor was picked up at 18:17:00 / 6:17 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arlington, Jonesboro, Brownsville (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Jonesboro (c. 67 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Paragould (c. 26 100 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Dyersburg (c. 17 100 pop), 2 km (1 miles) from Blytheville (c. 15 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Arlington (c. 11 500 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 1 km N of Blytheville, Arkansas.
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